3 530 Social Housing units in Cape Town alone

11 Sep 2022 in Where We Govern

The City of Cape Town currently has a total of 3 530 social housing units. In addition to this there are still a number of projects for social housing under development. The City’s Pine Road project is going to add 204 housing units and plans to finalise the project’s contractor are currently ongoing.

On average, the rental for social housing units in Cape Town sit at as low as R650 per month for bachelor apartments and up to R3 900 per month for a two-bedroom apartment. This highlights that the city of Cape Town is committed to ensuring and providing affordable and inclusive social housing for its residents.

MPP Matlhodi Maseko says, “The DA in the Western Cape is delighted to see that social housing options in the Western Cape is increasing along with the province’s population growth.

As the Chairperson of the Human Settlements’ Standing Committee, I will in the coming days ensure that the Committee conducts oversight inspections to social housing developments in Cape Town and across the Western Cape in order to evaluate their progress.

The DA remains committed to providing adequate and affordable housing opportunities to all our Western Cape residents.”